(CNN) - American Idol has another empty seat at the judge's table. Rock legend Steven Tyler has announced he will not return to the hit talent show for its 12-th season.
In a statement, Tyler says he's -in his words- "strayed from my first love, Aerosmith."
The 64-year-old singer plans on recording a new album with his band. Tyler's been on American Idol for two seasons.
There are no hard feelings from Fox, the network wished him all the best and invited him back anytime.